An August Moon Festival and Plenty of Fun in Roslindale Village
Making plans for the weekend?
Looking to Get Out and see the world? How about Roslindale Village, with tonight's Summer Stroll or this weekend's Picnic Day at the Farmers' Market.
Don't forget about an August Moon Festival, too!
On Thursday, August 11 from 6 to 8 p.m., enjoy the Roslindale Village Main Street Summer Stroll that celebrates all that the Village’s independent shops, salons, and restaurants have to offer. This year’s Stroll will include a concert series, a scavenger hunt, shopping, dining, games, and more. Please click here or call 617-327-4065 for more information about all Stroll activities and events.
On Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Roslindale Village Main Street Farmers’ Market (6 Cummins Hwy, Roslindale) provides a great setting for a picnic. With lots of grass, space to throw a blanket down and live entertainment, the Roslindale Village Main Street Farmers’ Market Committee has created a special picnic theme day in Adams Park. Several Roslindale Village businesses are offering special treats and box lunches to enhance your Picnic Day experience.
For more information, click here or call 617-327-4065.
On Friday, August 12 from 8 to 9 p.m. at the Wheelock Family Theatre in Boston, enjoy an exciting range of both comedic and tragic scenes from all around the world performed by seasoned teenage actors. The actors undergo vigorous physical, vocal, and emotional training that helps them push beyond their comfort zones to achieve a higher level of genuineness on stage. Selections include scenes from Euripedes’s Helen, Moliere’s Learned Ladies, Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, and Shaw’s Arms and The Man. Grab your passports and hop on board to travel to Paris, Norway, Bulgaria, and Egypt.
For more information, click here or call 617-879-2300.
On Sunday, August 14 starting at 9 a.m., celebrate “Moon Festival” or the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival which commemorates a 14th-century uprising against the Mongols. Cakes made from ground lotus and sesame seed paste known as “moon cakes” are typically eaten as part of the celebration. Boston's Chinatown is the third largest Chinese neighborhood in the country so festivities are plentiful with lots to see and do. There will be vendor booth, Chinese Dough art, Chine Opera, folk dancing, martial arts performances and lion dances.
For more information, click here.
On Thursday, August 11 at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell, engage in some free, healthy activities. At 6 a.m., join the running group or at 6:30 p.m., from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., enjoy Dancing Under the Stars.